Time’s Up: Districts Prepare for Life After Windows Server 2003

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Learn from these tips and success stories on migrating from Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft pulls the plug on support. Hardware Operating Systems Servers Software

Windows Server 2003 Migration Looms: Is Your School Ready?

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Organizations that stay on the operating system face a host of IT challenges. Cloud Data Center Hardware Server Virtualization Servers Software

End of Support for Microsoft Server 2003 Puts Heat on K-12 Districts

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft's support for Windows Server 2003 ends this week, putting districts that have not upgraded to a newer system at risk of viruses and other derailments. Entrepreneurship Online Learning Microsoft District Budgets edtech microsoft

Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). A Post written for Edutopia From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN).

Go deep

Dangerously Irrelevant

“Every two days,” says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, “we now create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003.” Bob Lenz said: Teachers have long struggled with the tension between breadth and depth.

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CUE 2015 Student Showcase highlights students projects, Two Bit Circus STEAM Carnival

eSchool News

CUE is once again proud to feature innovative student curricular projects from schools and districts at its Student Showcase, held in conjunction with the CUE 2015 Annual Conference in Palm Springs, March 19-21, 2015 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tip #81: I Have Office 2010; Everyone Else Has 2003–They Can’t Read My Stuff. As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q: My youngers often save a blank document over their MS Word file.

Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

Initially, the research arguably gave a reasonably complete view of the state of online learning in all of higher education, as it showed online learning growing rapidly with growth rates of over 20 percent in 2003, 2005, and 2009. percent in the fall of 2012 and, according to the most recent report published in January 2015, 3.7

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes.

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Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

iterating toward openness

Consequently, from 1998 – 2003 I focused on the open licensing problem, creating the Open Content License in 1998 (which got very little use) and then working with Eric Raymond and others on the Open Publication License in 1999 (which did quite well).

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010).

How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

2003). How The Memory Works In Learning. By Dr. Judy Willis , M.D., Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes.

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

EdTechTeacher

David Demming, an economist, updated the work of Levy and Murnane from 2003, shows that those jobs that require social skills and non-routine analytical thinking are increasing while routine ones are decreasing. Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L.

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How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). This article was first published in the May Edition of Educational Leadership from ASCD. Getting computing devices into schools is relatively easy; changing classroom practice with technology is really, really hard.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

And then there was the recent release of the 2015 Horizon Report K-12 Edition. link] (2003). This past week in Philadelphia I participated in a meeting that launched the year-long process of refreshing ISTE’s Standards for Students.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Copyright © 2015. Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003).

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

2003) 'One size does not fit all': The pedagogy of online delivery of VET in Australia. Pedagogy is not about directing children. Nor is it, in Brennan's terms 'concerned with the work or art of being a teacher.' Those are mere glimpses of the reality, and only a part of a larger equation.

What Kinds of Homework Seem to be Most Effective?

MindShift

He and his team reviewed dozens of studies, from 1987 to 2003, looking for consensus on what works and what doesn’t. ” Copyright 2015 NPR.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. For instance, since 2003, the number of schools granting undergraduate statistics degrees has increased from 74 to more than 110 in 2013.

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Working and conferencing with a rubric: easy tweaks for effort + quality

The Cornerstone Blog

Dennis Kafalas is the author of An Obvious Life (Dare Empire E-Media e-book, 2012), Whale Pirates , (Debut Press trade paperback, 2003; e-book, 2012) and Inspired Learners, Active Minds: A Guide for The English Classroom (Rowman & Littlefield Educational Publishers, 2009).

The Assessment Range: Using Data To Meaningfully Affect Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

In 2003 in Classroom Assessment Practices and Teachers’ Self-Perceived Assessment Skills , Zhicheng Zhang and Judith A. The Assessment Range: Using Data In The Classroom To Meaningfully Affect Learning. by Terry Heick.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. Classmates can spend much of their waking lives alongside each other, taking notes, completing projects and participating in events.

One state’s plan to bring better internet to schools and homes

eSchool News

Since 2003, OneCommunity of Cleveland has been connecting and enabling public benefit organizations across the state like schools, government agencies, healthcare, museums, and libraries with next-generation fiber optics. Ohio’s OneCommunity brings broadband to schools and private homes.

Toca Life Apps and Contextual Therapy

SpeechTechie

Fey, Long, & Feinstack (2003) sought to outline "Ten Principles of Grammar Facilitation for Children With Specific Language Impairments" with research tie-ins relevant to all ages, but particularly for ages 3-8. 2003).

The Physiology Of Bullying

TeachThought - Learn better.

2003). Acetaminophen Reduces Social Pain? The Physiology Of Bullying. by David Palank , Principal at San Miguel School in Washington D.C. Study Abstract Summary. Pain, whether caused by physical injury or social rejection, is an inevitable part of life.

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Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

In 2003, 9% of teachers left the profession. A new report by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans finds that just one in five teachers who held positions at public schools in the city before Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago are still working there.

Kia Motors America, DonorsChoose Team Up for Teacher Appreciation

K-12 Schools - Education News

Oprah plugged the initiative in 2003, calling it “revolutionary.” ” Directly following that, the site was flooded with donations, with Stephen Colbert donating $800,000 in May of 2015 to be used for projects in his home state of South Carolina.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

Since fall 2003, almost 4 million K-12 students, parents, teachers, librarians, principals, technology leaders, district administrators and members of the community have shared their views and ideas through Speak Up.

Georgia District Investigating Group Baptism on Football Field

K-12 Schools - Education News

According to federal guidelines released in 2003, teachers and other public school officials are not allowed to lead prayer sessions with their students, nor may they participate in devotional readings of the Bible or any other sort of religious activity.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

April 01, 2015 4:47 PM ET. A 2003 paper by the economists Brian Jacob of the University of Michigan and Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago analyzed test answers from the Chicago Public Schools. Copyright 2015 NPR. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context.

Safety Administrator Accused of Sex Abuse in NYC

K-12 Schools - Education News

He then became principal of the school, serving from 1993 to 2003, when he began his career at the central offices, which includes the last four years as assistant to the superintendent at the Office of Safety and Youth Development.

Busting Stereotypes: A Homeschool-Public School Partnership That Works

MindShift

The appeal of home schooling has grown over the past decade — between 2003 and 2012, the percentage of students who are homeschooled grew from 2.2 The homeschool community has, in many ways, existed parallel to the traditional school system — both present but each distrusting of the other.

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

eSchool News

He has since served as the Geauga County Sheriff every since his unanimous appointment in 2003. . Date: Wednesday, May 13th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST. Learn how Chardon Local Schools in Ohio has transformed safety for their students and staff.

Makerspace Starter Kit

The Daring Librarian

Here's an example of an EARLY (2003) video production called Bookfellas, featuring some Guy Ritchie-esque film direction techniques. The hot new Makerspace Movement is NOT new to Murray Hill Middle School.

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A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. Copyright 2015 NPR. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. Anya Kamenetz. Facebook Twitter.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. Copyright 2015 NPR. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. Anya Kamenetz. Facebook Twitter.